Education | University of Macau to establish Confucius Institute

The University of Macau (UM) recently received approval from the Office of Chinese Language Council International to establish a Confucius Institute. The institute is expected

IFFAM | Hunting Season wins Best Film Award as festival wraps up second edition

The award ceremony for the 2nd edition of the International Film Festival and Awards Macao (IFFAM) was held last night at the Macau Cultural Center, where 10

Cracks found in Taishan nuclear power plant

One of the key power generation system components of Unit 1 of Taishan nuclear power plant cracked during an earlier pre-production test, according to

Local models awarded in global modeling contest

Two local models were awarded at the Best Global Model 2017 held in November in the Azores, Portugal. The annual competition gathers models from different countries

Myanmar | Aid group says at least 6,700 Rohingya killed in crackdown

International aid group Doctors Without Borders said its field survey has found at least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed between August and September in a

AL Plenary | Budget for 2018 approved with remarks on high expenses

The Budget Law for 2018 was finally approved at yesterday’s plenary session of the Legislative Assembly (AL). Despite almost unanimous votes in favor, several lawmakers commented

Exclusive | Sold North Korean brides face hard choices in China

The North Korean woman drives a motorbike slowly down a narrow lane shaded by tall corn to the farmhouse where she lives with the disabled

IFFAM | Thriller depicts poverty and social injustice in China

Chinese director Yukun Xin’s movie, “Wrath of Silence”, is a brave depiction of extreme poverty in a part of rural China, of which the mining industry

Media | Kumbang Toh! to host events for Indonesian community

Macau’s only Indonesian radio show will celebrate its fifth anniversary on December 20 with Christmas carols and a festive brunch, along with an anniversary talk show which will be

USA | Democrat Jones wins stunning red-state Alabama Senate upset

In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s special Senate election, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump,

Greater Bay Area tourism federation established

The Tourism Federation of Cities in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau Bay Area held its first members’ assembly in Hengqin yesterday. During the

Follow the money: investors lead charge on climate change

An international summit yesterday to mark the second anniversary of the Paris climate agreement has drawn world leaders, celebrities, companies and environmental groups to the French

IFFAM | Israeli director wants to show complex plot in conservative cities

The Cakemaker” - a film directed by Ofir Raul Graizer –  is a movie that tackles religion, grief and hidden love, shown through a slight political

HK to issue 10,000 driving permits for Delta Bridge

Hong Kong authorities yesterday increased the number of driving permits for the upcoming Hong Kong-Zhuhai- Macau Bridge to 10,000, in response to “overwhelming” demand.

Music | Macau Jazz Week returns with world-class lineup

Reaching its sixth year, the Macau Jazz Week, an annual event held by Macau Jazz Promotion Association, is currently ongoing and will run until December 16. This year, the

Public consultation on cyber security law runs until Jan 24

The 45 day public consultation period on a proposed cyber security law runs until January 24. In a press conference that took place yesterday, Secretary for

Coloane prison | Gov’t considering surveillance cameras in private cells

The Correctional Services Bureau, the agency responsible for maintaining Macau’s detention services and inmates, is proposing that the government installs surveillance cameras in private

Q&A | Manuel correia da Silva, Co-founder of This Is My City: This Is My City festival looks across the border to lively Shenzhen

This Is My City, a local arts festival now in its 11th edition, is reaching across the border for the first time with several shows planned for nearby Shenzhen

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